Eurosphere agenda: Spanish establishment shaken… “Europe must take in 40K refugees in 2 years…

Anti-austerity parties soar in Spanish elections as Greece threatens default  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Two new, anti-establishment parties (including one that grew out of the indignados movement — a kind of Spanish precedent to Occupy) took key seats in regional and municipal elections in yesterday’s Spanish election, which is a kind of dress rehearsal for the … Read more

Journalism roundup: “How to be literate in what’s changing journalism..Russia’s new global news agency: Sputnik

How to be literate in what’s changing journalism Pressthink – Follow JR – Nov 9 – For each, they should understand: What it means, why it’s important, and where things are going with it. I’ve added a link or two to help get you started. And I’m happy to receive your comments about what’s missing … Read more

A literati roundup: The Complete Works of Leo Tolstoy Online: New Archive Will Present 90 Volumes for Free BUT in Russian

Google is working with Harvard and MIT?s edX platform to help anyone create online courses A little over a year since Harvard and MIT joined forces to launch the not-for-profit online learning venture edX, Google has announced that it?s to start working with edX to build an open MOOC (massive open online course) platform, hosted … Read more